Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

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Unformatted text preview: victim losses. Community volunteers are trained in victim offender mediation skills, with an emphasis upon the use of victim sensitive communication and procedures. Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 47 APPENDIX II Customers of Juvenile Justice: Yardsticks for Restorative Justice VICTIMS Do victims experience justice? * Do victims have sufficient opportunities for them to tell their truth to relevant listeners? * Is the injustice adequately acknowledged? * Are victims sufficiently protected against further violation? * Do victims’ families receive adequate assistance and support? * Does the outcome adequately reflect the severity of the offense? * Do victims receive adequate information about the crime, the offender, and the legal process? * Do victims have a voice in the legal process? * Are other needs- material, psychological, spiritual-being addressed? * Is there an opportunity for victims and offenders to meet, if appropriate? • Is there an opportunity for victims and offenders to exchange information about the event and abou...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State.

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